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This movie tells the story of Omar Mukhtar, an Arab Muslim rebel who fought against the Italian conquest of Libya in WWII. It gives western viewers a glimpse into this little-known region and chapter of history, and exposes the savage means by which the conquering army attempted to subdue the natives.
Original title Lion of the Desert
IMDb Rating 8.4 13,060 votes
TMDb Rating 7.3 73 votes